Birdlife R-Z

As compiled by Lloyd Nielsen, February 1998

(Does not include birds from Mt Spurgeon area)


Pale Headed Rosella

Pale Headed Rosella

Robin, Eastern Yellow
– uncommon, in woodland towards the ranges

Rosella, Pale-headed
– very common

Crimson
seen along creek at Maryfarms

 

 

 


Sandpiper, Common
– sometimes about the dams

Sharp-tailed – mostly on migration about the dams

Sea-Eagle, White-bellied 
– occasionally about the dams

Shelduck, Rajah
– rare, has been a few records from the dams

Shrike-Thrush, Grey
– moderately common in woodland towards the ranges

Little – small numbers along the denser creeks and along Mitchell river

Silvereye
– nomadic, sometimes common

Sittella, Varied
– moderately common in drier woodland

Snipe, Latham’s
– rare, has occurred at the dams

Painted – nine birds at small dam for a couple of months about 1994. Only record for the area.

Songlark, Rufous
– rare, mostly on migration

Sparrowhawk, Collared
– moderately common

Spoonbill, Royal
– sometimes about the dams

Yellow-billed – rare, only one or two records

Stilt, Black-winged
– uncommon

Stone-curlew, Bush
– a few pairs about the town area

Stork, Black-necked
– a pair sometimes turn up at the dams, also at temporary swamps in the wet season

Swallow, Welcome
– uncommon

Swamphen, Purple
occasionally at the dams

Swan, Black
– irregular on dams

Swift, Fork-tailed
– moderately common summer visitor

Swiftlet, White-rumped
– uncommon


Teal, Chestnut
– a few records from the dams

Grey – common dry season visitor

Tern, Caspian – a couple of records from the dams

Gull-billed – a couple of records from the dams

Whiskered – rare, a few records from the dams

Treecreeper, Brown
– rare, a few along the Hurricane road

Triller, Varied
– along the denser creeks towards the ranges

White-winged – common


Wagtail, Willie
– very common

Weebill
– common in dry woodland

Whistler, Rufous
– common in most areas

Grey – Along creek at Maryfarms

Whistling-duck, Plumed
– a few turn up at the dams

Whistling
– a few sometimes at the dams, more common than Plumed

Woodswallow, Black-faced
– a good population towards Hurricane Station

White-breasted – a few birds about the dams and along the Mitchell River

(Compiled by Lloyd Nielsen, February 1998)